5 Ways Masterminds and Small Groups Will Take You to Another Level

Several years ago my wife, Stephana, and I were having a prolonged disagreement that was getting on the verge of destroying our relationship. We just couldn’t resolve it no matter what we tried.

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Finally I couldn’t take it and I left our apartment, not knowing where I was going or when I was coming back. When I finally came to my senses (realizing I really had nowhere to go), I came home.

My Story Featured in Michael Hyatt’s Your Platform Makeover

I had the opportunity to work with New York Time’s Best Selling Author, Michael Hyatt and his Platform University team. They took me through a consulting session to fine-tune my blog and my message, recorded the entire process, and released a 3-part video series called, Your Platform Makeover.

To say it was beneficial is a gross understatement. It changed the game for me! Click here to see my story, my platform makeover, and learn what simple changes we made to make it all happen.

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How Your Marriage Can Survive After an Affair

What happens when the trust has been broken in your marriage through infidelity? Can a marriage survive after an affair? Can your marriage survive after an affair?

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Honestly, it’s something I hope I never have to face. Last night on the 7 Rings of Marriage Web Show we interviewed Justin and Trisha Davis. They’ve experienced infidelity in the marriage and their marriage survived to tell about it.

How to Use Evernote as a Digital Family Photo Album

I take a ton of pictures on my smartphone. I’m sure you do as well. Smartphones have changed the game with capturing “Kodak moments” no matter where we are, or when we don’t have a lot of time.

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That’s great, but my problem is I very rarely see those images again. Yes, some I upload to Facebook or Twitter and get a few minutes of “Facebook feel good” based on how many likes and comments I get. But for the most part, I never see them again.

One Simple Way to Guarantee Relationship Success

I heard a quote several years ago that has stuck with me ever since. The quote is the best – maybe the only – way to predict the future.

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So far for me, it has been a great forecaster of my future. And that fact has me super excited about what lies ahead for me and my family in the coming years. There are many versions of the quote, so I’ll quote the one I’m most familiar with…

9 Ways to Balance AND Enjoy Your Busy Family Life

To say this is a busy season in our lives is by far the understatement of the year. Our family calendar is a jumbled mess of colors, many overlapping the others.

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We are at a unique season in our careers and family. I’m in the middle of some amazing career opportunities (book deal being one). My wife is not only serving the role of homeschooling mom, but also homeschool community director. In addition, we recently launched our first venture together, co-hosts of a web show.

3 Ways to GET the Victory in Fatherhood

I gave a disclaimer to my wife the other day. I told her over the next few weeks I’ll be sitting on the couch watching a lot of TV. The reason? It’s one of my favorite times of the year, March Madness. The NCAA College Basketball National Tournament officially kicks off tomorrow. It is a crazy, fun time of year for both avid basketball fans, and those who only watch during the tournament.

When all is said and done, there will be one winner. One team will have overcome all obstacles and become a national champion. Each team puts in work all year long to reach this point of the season. One of the reasons my wife is okay with me watching so much TV during this time, is because much like the teams in the tournament I’ve put in the work prior to now in trying to be the best dad and husband  I can be.

4 Secrets to Balancing Work and Family

This is a guest post from Brian Mininger. Brian is a business coach, speaker and writer, who helps passionate, but overworked small business owners increase their income and personal productivity so they can make a positive impact and achieve a healthy balance between their work and personal life.  You can connect with Brian on his blog at www.BrianMininger.com, and on Facebook and Twitter. If you want to guest post on my blog, check out my guest post guidelines and submit your post.

4 Secrets to Balancing Work and Family

Have you ever found yourself caught in the middle? Feeling pulled in so many directions and not sure how to meet the demands?

If you are a husband and father who cares about his family and personal life, then sooner or later you will experience the struggle to balance work and family.